Discovery Day – 11th March

Are you interested in the environment? Looking to learn something new? Maybe you’re looking to study on a more practical course where you can learn outdoors and in context…

Then come along to our free Discovery Day at Hay Castle from 10am – 2pm on Saturday 11th March!

 

We will be showcasing our educational offers, including our one-year-long NVQ’s in partnership with NPTC Group of Colleges*:

– Level 2 in Regenerative Horticulture

– Level 2 in Sustainable Coppicing and Greenwood Trades

Come and learn about our brand-new degree course: BA (Hons) Sustainable Futures: Arts, Ecology and Systems Change.

These courses are practical, hands-on, and multi-disciplined, which will help you develop a sustainable and rewarding career! Read more about the course content by following the links above.

What to Expect? 

Our Discovery Day will provide you with an insight into what BMC can offer you, as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved in our interactive activities.

  • Watch demonstrations
  • Take part in hands-on woodworking activities and have a go on the ‘Shave Horse’ (weather permitting)
  • Meet and greet some of our fabulous, knowledgeable NVQ and Higher Education tutors
  • Meet and chat to some of our 2022 NVQ students
  • Find out more information on our upcoming short-courses and our brand-new degree programme
  • Refreshments available

 


Scheduled Sessions:

10am – Welcome and refreshments

10.30am – Level 2 in Regenerative Horticulture

  • Discover more about the course content
  • Get involved in some interactive activities

11.15am – Level 2 in Sustainable Coppicing and Greenwood Trades

  • Discover more about the course content
  • Come and have a go on the ‘Shave Horse’ (weather permitting)

12pm – Short Courses

  • Find out about our past, present and future one-day and residential short courses, including a range of topics from practical skills like composting, tree planting and regenerative growing
  • Buy your tickets!

12.30pm – Higher Education

1.30pm – Employers Panel

  • Speak to potential employers who will answer the question “why would we hire a graduate of the BA (Hons) Sustainable Futures: Arts, Ecology and Systems Change?”
  • Learn more about Year 3 of the Degree where you will complete work experience to help launch you into your career. Our ‘Employers Panel’ is there to talk to you about work placement partnerships, potential opportunities available after you graduate, and how we can support you in your future career.

Lock in your place now by emailing study@blackmountainscollege.uk or just come along on the day! We welcome those of all ages.

*Known as Practical Horticulture and Work-Based Trees and Timber (C&G)
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